Golan Heights

10 Mysterious Discoveries That Still Puzzle Archaeologists

Without archaeological puzzles, researchers wouldn’t have much of a career. Luckily for archaeologists, known objects turn up where they shouldn’t …

Archaeology

U.S. moves toward open-ended presence in Syria after Islamic State is routed

The Trump administration is expanding its goals in Syria beyond routing the Islamic State to include a political settlement of the country’s civil war, a daunting and potentially open-ended commitment that could draw the United States into conflict with both Syria and Iran.<p>With forces loyal to …

Syria

Israel’s settlements: 50 years of land theft explained

To the casual visitor or tourist driving through the occupied West Bank or Jerusalem, Israeli settlements may appear as just another set of houses on a hill.<p>The middle-class suburban style townhouses, built fast and locked in a grid of uniform units, stand like fortified compounds, in direct …

Israel

Lioness Relief Discovered in the Galilee

SEA OF GALILEE, ISRAEL—A well-preserved basalt relief of a lioness has been uncovered by archaeologists at El-Araj in the Galilee, according to a …

Archaeology

The highlands of Israel

This boom shows no sign of abating even now.<p>The boutique winery revolution began quietly enough in 1988 with the formation of Meron Winery. It took a …

Israel

A new Cold War? - Blogs - Jerusalem Post

The struggle for dominance between Saudi Arabia and Iran – one the leader of the Sunni Muslim world, the other of the Shi’ite – is being conducted up …

Opinion

Saudi Arabia Reiterates Condemnation of Iran’s Terrorist Acts, Regional Meddling

The Saudi cabinet underlined on Tuesday the statement of the extraordinary Arab League meeting that condemned Iran’s interference in Arab internal …

Middle East

Srebrenica massacre haunts UN peacekeeping

UN peacekeeping hit a rock-bottom low when blue helmets in Bosnia failed to prevent the Srebrenica massacre in 1995, a year after peacekeepers pulled …

Syria

'Post' uncovers Israeli medical treatment of Syrian chemical attack victims

Rebels and two sources confirm casualties of a chlorine attack near the Hermon in Syria sought treatment in Israel.<p>Three Syrians injured in a …

Syria

John Kerry Issues Another Huge Lie: Israel Doesn't Want Peace

The former Secretary of State for Barack Obama, John Kerry, who has been infamously lying since his formative years as a politician, beginning with …

Israel

Israel has been secretly saving Syrian lives

Unprecedented footage broadcast on Israeli television Sunday revealed Syrian women and children crossing into Israel for medical treatment with …

Syria

Trying to be a Good Neighbor in a Tough Neighborhood - Blogs - Jerusalem Post

It's a sometimes crazy, sometimes funny, sometimes cruel, sometimes heroic neighborhood that I live in – the Middle East – but it's never boring. Our …

Opinion

Should Israel Preemptively Strike Iran? - Blogs - Jerusalem Post

Look no further than North Korea when considering the future of Iran’s nuclear program; The same style of diplomatic appeasement propagated in the …

North Korea

The daring move that crippled the Middle East peace process

This month marks the 40th anniversary of Egyptian President Anwar Sadat’s historic trip to Jerusalem to meet directly with Israel’s leaders. A week and a half after announcing his willingness to travel to Israel to make peace — a stunning gesture, given that no Arab nation recognized Israel’s …

Israel

ANALYSIS: Following the Defeat of ISIS, Syria Now on the Verge of a Much Larger Conflict

As the Iran- and Russia-backed pro-Assad coalition is fighting the Islamic State group in its last Syrian stronghold — Al-Bukamal, on the border with …

Conservative View

Israel Fires On Syrian Military Outpost In Golan Buffer Zone

JERUSALEM (JTA) — The Israel Defense Forces fired on a Syrian military outpost in the demilitarized zone between Israel and Syria on the Golan …

Jewish Culture

Residence in the Galilee by Golany Architects

Designed by Tel-Aviv based practice Golany Architects, the house overlooks the Sea of Galilee with a sweeping view of the Galilee from every room

Syria

Israel fires at Syrian forces near border for second consecutive day

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Syria

Middle East Minute November 20, 2017

<b>BREAKING NEWS</b><p>Tuesday, November 21<p>On the Ground<p>Arab leaders condemned <b>Lebanon</b>’s <b>Iran</b>-backed Hezbollah militia at an emergency meeting of the Arab League …

Middle East

IDF fires at Syrian army in Golan

Israeli tank units in the Golan Heights fired a warning shot at a Syrian army position inside a no-man’s land along the Israeli-Syrian frontier …

Israel

IDF fires on Syrian targets near Golan Heights

Syrian forces were acting in violation of ceasefire agreements.<p>The IDF fired upon Syrian army positions near the Israeli border in the Golan Heights …

World News

The Strange Story of How Nazi Germany's Fighter Planes Saved Israel

When Israel declared independence from British colonial rule in May 1948, it immediately went to war with the neighboring Arab states. One of the …

Military History

Israel fires 'warning shot' after Syrian border construction

JERUSALEM (AP) — The Israeli military says it has fired a tank shell into Syria as a "warning shot" after the Syrian military conducted construction along their border.<p>The military says Syria violated the 1974 cease-fire agreement on the Golan Heights Saturday by using heavy tools to fortify a …

World News

Iran puts finishing touches on its 'bridge' to the Golan

Abu Kamal is the last link in the much-discussed Iranian “land bridge” from the Iraq-Iran border to the Mediterranean Sea and the border with …

World News

The great Arab retreat

It’s that time of history again.<p>It’s that time of history again.<p>Climb up the road abutting the Golan Heights’ southern ledge, opposite Jordan’s …

Opinion

Liberman urges Moderate Arab leaders to visit Jerusalem, unite against Iran

Liberman called on Arab leaders to follow former Egyptian president Anwar Sadat’s footsteps on the eve of the anniversery of his historic visit to …

Israel

Brexiters, beware: if the ties that bind us unravel, tyranny may soon follow

Public projects such as the NHS, BBC and social security define us as a nation. Without that cohesion, authoritarianism could flourish<p>So what is this country we are asked to love? This might once have been an easy question to answer. National identity was built around a range of institutions, …

Opinion

Israel is nervous about the Syria ceasefire deal

Israeli leaders are worried about the ceasefire deal in southern Syria signed last weekend between the U.S., Russia and Jordan. That's because the …

Israel

Lebanese security forces bust Daesh terrorist network

Lebanese security forces have arrested a group of people suspected of working for Daesh Takfiri terrorist network in neighboring Syria.

Middle East

Iran in Syria: Israel’s northern dilemma

Saudi Arabia apparently wants Israel to fight its war with Hezbollah. Some in Israel also think the time has come. But the risks still appear …

Middle East